University of Maine, Orono, Maine, May 19, 1968-1984
Grand Vice President Mary Esther Hedley Van Akin colonized Epsilon Sigma chapter, conducting and directing rush activities. Sigma Kappa was colonized at the same time and the two groups joined eight existing NPC groups with long histories on campus. Grand President Maxine Blake and Mary Esther installed the chapter with 53 collegiate charter members. The chapter had a chapter room in historic Ballentine Hall. Charter member Ann Parker Davis has served in many capacities, including Ritual and Heritage Director and as Adelphean chapter editor. Jane Fox Whelden, Gamma Alpha - Connecticut, served as chapter advisor for many years. The chapter closed in 1984.